The kiwi fruit skin is much softer than you’d think, and contains lots of fiber and nutrients.
If you want to feel full faster for longer, eat balanced meals that contain protein, unsaturated fats, and whole grains.
The Dietary Guidelines on fat are not at all user-friendly, since they require you to know how many total calories you should be eating, and to know how much fat you’re eating, and to know how many calories are in that fat, and to calculate those calories as a percentage of your overall calories.
Know which types of fats are “good” and which types are “bad,” and then start paying attention to which ones you’re putting in your body.
Most recommendations are that you eat less than 2,400mg of sodium per day (that’s about one level teaspoon of table salt), so if you eat about as many milligrams as you eat in calories each day, you’re doing pretty well.
Limiting salt in packaged and restaurant foods is perhaps the single most important dietary improvement that the Food and Drug Administration could bring about.
I’ve been surprised several times over the past few days when I’ve casually asked a couple of people, “Do you know how many calories you should eat each day?” and they were completely off the mark.
It’s pretty straightforward, really. A whole grain kernel — or seed — is composed of three parts: the bran, the endosperm, and the germ.